We have organized leagues and lessons for most every age group. Our full time tennis pros Dwayne Thomas, Head Pro/Junior Director or Jonathan Parks, Assistant Pro will work with your young tennis star on a one on one basis or in a group setting. With 16 tennis courts we have developed a great tennis program .
USTA Junior Team Tennis (Co-ed) is a program of team match play for boys and girls, ages 5 to 18, who want to play on tennis teams. The teams are comprised of players of similar age and skill, and they compete against other club teams from around the area. League division are: 18 & under, 14 & under, 12 & under, 10U-60' or 8U-36'.
N C USTA Jr. Team Tennis State Championships - July 18-21 - Fayetteville, NC
USTA Jr. Team Tennis Sectional Championships - August 16-18 - Auburn, AL
National USTA Jr. Team Tennis Championships - Cayce, SC
* 14 & Under - October 17-20
* 18 & Under - October 24-27
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Weddington Swim and Racquet Club Junior Tennis Program Spring Session II
Little Stars - Red Ball (hand-eye, ball control)36' Court ages 5 & 6Thursday 3:30 - 4:30pmA fun program that introduces children to the basics of tennis through hand-eye coordination, ball & motor control skills along with cooperative games. Modified equipment is used (Red/Yellow Low Compression Felt Ball). 21" - 23" racquets required. Super Stars - Red Ball Group
The focus will be on Fun, Building hand-eye coordination, ball control, stoke production and rally skills. Children need to have a good attention span. We will use the USTA 8U format of modified serving and scoring. This will all take place on a 36 foot - short court with smaller nets & red/yellow felt low compression balls. Our Monday (7-8) group will participate in our USTA 8U Jr Team Tennis Program. (21"- 23" racquet required). Future Champions - Orange Ball Group60' Court ages 9-11Wednesday 4pm - 5pm Saturday 9am - 10am Click to View Video
The focus is on improving groundstokes, serving, rally skill and footwork. Players have less then 2 years of experience. Class will be held on a 60-foot court using orange/yellow low compression balls. Serving and playing points (singles & doubles) are included along with understanding the rules of the game, scoring and playing a tie-breaker. These players also compete in our USTA 10U Jr Team Tennis Program and will start to enter USTA 10U Tournaments for Match play experience - (23"- 25" racquet required). Junior Development Group (skill based)Green Dot Ball ages 11+ Monday & Wednesday 5pm - 6:30pm This group is for the Adv Beginner to Intermediate student ages 11 - 16 who have acquired the basic skills of groundstrokes, volley and serve. We will focus on refining there strokes to produce more reliable and effective results. A combination of challenging drills & match play will be used to improve upon game fundamentals, strategy, spins, depth & placement during competition. A mix of players are competing in local NC/USTA tournaments (L5/Futures or L4) for competitive match play development.
WSRC Tournament Player Group age 12+- (skill based / pre-approval by Dwayne or Jonathan)
Tuesday & Thursday 4:30pm - 6:30pm
This Group is for the tournament player who is looking to achieve a state ranking or higher. Players are at least 12 years of age an compete in tournaments (8+ a year) on a regular basis and participate on their school team. Selection is based on tournament experience, stroke technique, attitude, work ethic and discipline. Focus will be on stroke production & mechanics, strategy, tactics, match play and conditioning to improve performance during competitive play.